Meaning of “stick together” in the English Dictionary

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"stick together" in British English

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stick together

phrasal verb with stick uk /stɪk/ us /stɪk/ verb stuck, stuck

B2 informal If people stick together, they support and help each other:

The country's foreign minister said that it was important for small nations to stick together.

If people stick together, they stay close to each other:

The two brothers always stick together at school.

More examples

  • We women have to stick together.
  • We're a family - we have to stick together.
  • Let's stick together.
  • You have to resolve to stick together as a couple.
  • We decided that we would all stick together and not let her bully any of us.

(Definition of “stick together” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stick together" in American English

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stick together

phrasal verb with stick us /stɪk/ verb past tense and past participle stuck /stʌk/

to support each other:

If we all stick together, we can succeed.

(Definition of “stick together” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)